The trick to transferring any design is printing on customized graph paper.
Tom and Charlie Silva aren’t just house-building wizards. They’re equally inventive when it comes to their sideline: pranking the TOH production assistants. Here, a few of their "all in good fun" job site setups
Follow the prep instructions carefully and paint on a specialty coating to preserve weathered boards for years to come
Lightweight cast stones add rustic charm to any hearth, for a fraction of the cost of the real thing. In this video, senior technical editor Mark Powers shows how easy it is to dress up your fireplace
TOH Senior Technical Editor Mark Powers shows how to make a concrete block garden border that does double duty as extra backyard seating
Turn a worn floor into a cottage classic with a simple checkerboard pattern
The pros aren't the only ones who can craft a handsome built-in. You can, too
Insulated concrete forms—combined with flame-resistant roofing and siding—make for one safe house